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Silhouetted figures against neon lights in a gallery
Visitors in the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016. Photograph by Matthew Carasella
Visitors on the terraces.
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Ed Lederman
An installation view of a work by Alex Da Corte and Jayson Musson. Neon lights brighten the walls of a gallery space where a video work is projected

Alex Da Corte (b. 1980) and Jayson Musson (b. 1977), Easternsports, 2014. Four-channel video, color, sound; 152 min., with four screens, neon, carpet, vinyl composition tile, metal folding chairs, artificial oranges, orange scent, and diffusers. Collection of the artists; courtesy David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Maccarone Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, and Salon 94, New York © Alex Da Corte; image courtesy the artist and Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania

Family Programs 

Dreamlands Family Day

Sat, Dec 10, 2016  9:30 AM–3 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your kids to celebrate the moving image! Explore Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, take part in a collaborative filmmaking project, participate in gallery tours, and more. 

9:30–10:30 am: special early opening just for families! Choose a time of arrival during regular Museum Hours, or use the button below for special early admission.

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Events

Alex Da Corte (b. 1980) with Jayson Musson (b. 1977), still from Easternsports,  2014. Four-channel video, color, sound; 152 min., with four screens,  neon, carpet, vinyl composition tile, metal folding chairs, artificial  oranges, orange scent, and diffusers. Score by Devonté Hynes. Collection  of the artists; courtesy David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Maccarone  Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, and Salon 94, New York. © Alex Da  Corte; image courtesy the artist
Free Tours
3 PM
Julia Wachtel (b. 1956), Membership, 1984. Oil on canvas, 66 × 81 in. (167.6 × 205.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  2016.114 © Julia Wachtel; courtesy the artist and Elizabeth Dee New York. Digital Image © Whitney Museum, N.Y.
Contemporaries Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
7–8 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, May 2016. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
Member Events: all members
7:30–10 PM
Aura photography by Radiant Human, 2016. Image courtesy Radiant Human
Installation
10:30 AM–6 PM
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016)
Member Events: All members
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The Whitney’s collection contains some of the most significant and exciting work created by artists in the United States during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.